Basic Information of North Korea Country/Region

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Country/Region Basic Information

Country Name North Korea
English Name North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
Other Spellings
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
Own Country Name 조선 (조선민주주의인민공화국)
National Flag Nation Flag
National Emblem coat of arms
Capital Pyongyang
Starts Every Week on Monday
Capital Coordinates 39.02,125.75
Land Area 120,538
Population 25,778,815
2-Letter Country Code KP
3-Letter Country Code PRK
Country Numeric Code 408
Time Zone UTC+09:00
Latitude and Longitude 40,127
Official Language [kor]Korean
International Dialing Code +850
Primary Currency [KPW]North Korean won (₩)
Independence Yes
Landlocked No
UN Member Yes
Top-Level Domain (TLD) .kp
Postal Code Format ###-###
Region Asia
Subregion Eastern Asia
Continent Asia
Neighboring Countries China South Korea Russia